WordPress Glossary Plugin (CMTG) - Getting Started - Adding Terms

Adding Glossary Terms

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The initial step after installing the plugin should be to add terms to your new Glossary. Add terms by clicking on the Add New link in the left side admin menu of the WordPress Glossary plugin:

Adding new term - WordPress Knowledge Base Plugin
Adding new term

Your glossary terms can be created and edited using the WordPress editor, just like any other post on your site. They can include images, videos, and generally any HTML content.

Page for creating and editing glossary terms - Knowledge Base WordPress Plugin
Page for creating and editing glossary terms

The term title is the word or phrase which, when found on the post/page, would display the tooltip with the definition and link to the Term Page or any other custom links according to the settings that you define.

Term descriptions can be long or short. If you want to limit the amount of the description which shows inside the tooltip you can set this in Settings → Tooltip:

Limiting the length of the term in tooltips - Glossary Plugin WordPress
Limiting the length of the term in tooltips

Example of one of the settings regarding the Glossary Terms

TIP: Glossary

Once you add a term, it will be shown in the glossary automatically. 

Learn more: WordPress Glossary Plugin (CMTG) - Getting Started - Glossary Index

Term Excerpt 

Each term has an excerpt field which can be used to create a short description of the term.

Adding term excerpt - Tooltip Plugin WordPress
Adding term excerpt

In the plugin setting you may choose to use the excerpt instead of the term description inside the tooltip or on the index page:

Using term excerpt for hover - Tooltip WordPress Plugin
Using term excerpt for hover

On the settings page Glossary Term tab, we’ve placed the options for the look & feel of the Glossary Term pages, such as link colors. You might be interested in the following link:

WordPress Glossary Plugin (CMTG) - Terms - Link Style

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